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2008 PADI FOUNDATION GRANT RECIPIENTS

Req.
No.

Recipient Name

Project Funded

Grant
Amount

 
15 Maggie Muurmanns Teachers and Turtlese: an Interactive Lesson Plan for Coastal Communities in Pulau Banyak, Sumatar, Indonesia

4,400.00

22 Mohammad Keivan A Comparison of Coral Reef Fish Diversity between the Marine Reserves of Dauin, Negros Oriental, The Philippines

545.44

44 Aileen Maypa Spatial and temporal patterns of fish distribution in no-take marine protected areas (MPA) and fished areas: implications to MPA effectiveness

8,000.00

45 Grand Manan Whale & Seabird Research Station (Dr. Andrew Westgate) Studying the diving behaviour and movement patterns of basking sharks (Cetorhinus maximus) using data loggers and radio telemetry.

4.000.00

51 Marko Herrmann Growth estimates of the Brazilian surf clam Donax striatus (Bivalvia: Donacidae) derived from fluorescent marking.

5,650.00

59B Alisa Kosyan, Ph.D Biodiversity and Ecologicla Adaptations of the Gastropod Community in Fresh-Water and Saline Lakes of the Altai Region, Russia

5,092.00

72 Junia Veridiana Assunção Rocha Characterization of acoustic emissions of pink river dolphin, Inia geoffrensis, in Central Amazon, Brazil

1,850.00

77 Matthew Balazik The Spatial Distribution of Young-of-the-Year Atlantic Sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) in the James River, Virginia.

5,850.00

82 Samuel Kofi Nyame Integrated Coastal Zone Management for Marine Turtle Protection to Enhance Livelihoods Security - Ghana

6,750.00

118 Geoffrey S. Cook Population Connectivity and Self-Recruitment within a Marine Protected Area Network of the Southern California Bight

5,600.00

148 Zahirul Islam Habitat Ecology & Conservation of Pacific Green Turtle (Chelonia Mydas) at St. Martin Island, Bangladesh.

9,330.00

156 Shara Fisler Developing strategies to reduce sea turtle bycatch in commercial gillnet fisheries in Baja California, Mexico through research and education

8,500.00

157 Céline Godard-Codding, Ph.D Establishing skin cell lines from the endangered loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta): creating new tools for investigating the effects of environmental pollutants

4,200.00

208 Lisa Komoroske Studying contaminant levels in the East Pacific green turtle (Chelonia mydas) and its ecosystem in the San Diego Bay, CA

4,000.00

209 Bernat Hereu Fina The effects of anthropogenic disturbances on deep-water algal communities in the Mediterranean: linking population biology and community ecology for conservation.

7,500.00

219 Nathan Putman Predicting Distributions of Loggerhead Sea Turtles in the North Atlantic Ocean Nathan F. Putman

5,220.00

230 Nahuel Emiliano Farias Habitat and Life History of the Purple Stone Crab Platyxanthus Crenulatus, (Brachyura, Platyxanthidae) in the Argentinean Coast

5,000.00

246 William Christopher Long The effect of scale and predator diversity on the predator functional response: implications for the restoration of overexploited marine species

1,820.00

254 Coastal Carolina University

(Bruxanne Hein)

Investigation of Grade C8 Barium Ferrite (BaFe2O4) Permanent Magnets as a Possible Elasmobranch Bycatch Reduction System

4,200.00

262 Plotkina Yulia Vladimirovna Use of X-ray microtomography for taxonomical identification of deep water solitary corals

4,361.40

276 Carl Mayhugh Do reefed ships contaminate the marine food web?

7,000.00

283 Pim Bongaerts Can deep reefs provide a lifeline to shallow reefs in the face of environmental change?

5,550.00

304 Toby S. Daly-Engel Multiple paternity in a little-known deep water shark

5,300.50

316 Virginia Institute of Marine Science Cooperative Conch Studies to Promote Sustainable and Optimal Usage of Resources in the Turks and Caicos Islands

3,500.00

334 Virginia Institute of Marine Science The Structural Role of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Nutrient and Particulate Removal Processes: The Role of Iron in Sulfide Toxicity Inhibition to Enhance Seagrass Restoration and Management Practices

3,300.00

355 Annaliese Hettinger Association between hydrozoan colony form, host hermit crab distribution and dissolved oxygen concentration on intertidal mudflats

7,500.00

359 Rebecca Prescott An investigation of heavy metal accumulation in biofilms and effects on juvenile spatial distribution and recruitment of a shallow water coral, Pocillopora damicornis.

4,000.00

377 USC Research Foundation

(Dr. Virginia Shervette)

Estuarine ecology of longnose gar in South Carolina

1,058.00

385 Mariah Boyle’s Trophic level determination of the roughtail skate, Bathyraja trachura (Gilbert, 1892), employing two techniques: stable isotope analysis and gut content analysis

2,500.00

386 Andrea Anton Predator-prey interaction between octopus and sea urchin and the effect of marine protected areas

3,847.00

391 Daniel Sassson The effects of sperm competition on sperm investment, sperm allocation, and sperm attributes in the American horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus

5,588.00

409 Christine Schnitzler Effects of Elevated Seawater Temperature on the Onset of Coral/Algal Symbiosis

5,000.00

414 Jared David Figurski Drift algae: Subsidizing nursery habitats for rockfish, Sebastes spp.?

3,000.00

415 Christy Bowles Linking Historical and Current Estuarine Community Dynamics

1,765.00

425 Amida Diwata L. Macasantos Recovery and Morphologic and Physiologic Responses of Seagrasses Grazed by Dugongs: Basis for Seagrass Ecosystem Management Framework

565.00

430 Jamie MacMahan Monterey Harbor Circulation and Flushing Patterns

7,800.00

449 Ester Quintana-Rizzo, Ph.D. Baseline Information for the Conservation of Cetacean Populations along the Pacific Coast of Guatemala

6,250.00

466 Jennifer O’Leary The Indirect Impacts of Fishing on Reef Building Taxa: Crustose Coralline Algae and Corals

4,872.00

478 Julius V. Migoc Plastic response of fishes in coral reefs designated as marine protected areas (MPAs) and non-MPAs: Towards an understanding of how the establishment of MPAs affect the life-history of coral-reef fishes in the Philippines

4,906.00

497 Marina Hirales Cota Degration and Ecosystem Services of the Mangrove at the Xcalak-Mahahual's Area, Quintana Roo, Mexico

3,000.00

 

 

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